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BSOD Screen freezes with red/blue/yellow horizontal lines then BSOD

Q: BSOD Screen freezes with red/blue/yellow horizontal lines then BSOD

This normally happens when I first start using the computer for the day. Sometimes when it happens there is a sound to it when it freezes but not always. Once the computer is going good for around 15-20mins then it no longer happens until the next reboot.

Preferred Solution: BSOD Screen freezes with red/blue/yellow horizontal lines then BSOD

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: BSOD Screen freezes with red/blue/yellow horizontal lines then BSOD

Hi There,

Your video driver seems to be the problem,

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff8800424f152, fffff880021b69e8, fffff880021b6240}

Probably caused by : atipmdag.sys ( atipmdag+39a152 )

Followup: MachineOwner
It is pretty old,

Loaded symbol image file: atipmdag.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atipmdag.sys
Image name: atipmdag.sys
Timestamp: Mon Mar 29 05:26:02 2010 (4BB09C5A)
CheckSum: 0062931D
ImageSize: 0066F000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
There doesn't seem to be an update from Gateway either.

Let's try uninstalling that driver and let windows install a WHQL driver,

How-To Uninstall AMD Catalyst Drivers From A Windows Based System

After uninstalling from programs and features,

1. Go to Device Manager and expand Display Adapters.

2. Right click on your adapter and choose properties.

3. Select the Driver tab and choose uninstall.

4. When finished, reboot the computer and let Windows install the available WHQL driver.

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Hey guys, thanks in advance for any help or advice (I'm currently compiling my zip).

I don't know what the cause of the problem is, but I have some ideas. I will start by explaining the problem, and how it arose.

Playing Minecraft, I mined some dirt and horizontal blue lines / squigglies appeared on my screen. Moments computer went to BSOD, but then rebooted normally. Tried again, and the same problem occurred. I've played Minecraft before; but it could have something to do with the new update.

I recently installed windows recommended updates, the problem had not occurred before this. I also recently installed Daemon Tools Lite. I don't think it's a software conflict...

I got the blue lines, but my computer did not shut its self off. After a few moments I manually powered down. After waiting I attempted to reboot: The screen turned on, but displayed only black. I took out my battery, rams, hd, and unplugged for a while. After replacing, it booted up and the screen worked.

Prompted to initialize windows repair prior to bootup, I accepted. Not long into the diagnostic vertical green/brown lines appear. Computer did not crash... Diagnosis found no problem. Started it up, ran some freeware diagnostic tool, and it crashed halfway through. Boot up = black screen. Took out hd, let it cool down, replaced, pc boots up.


I read that it could be a power supply problem causing this. Is it possible? To me it doesn't make much sense, but the DC adapter did fail to w... Read more

A:Blue Horizontal / Green Vertical lines = BSOD / Blank Screen Bootup.

A registry scan indicates many errors. Fixing these help or cause more problems? I've never done it before.
Running sfc scans now [picked up nothing, ran 2x], then will update graphics card. Will post results.

Sorry if this thread was jumping the gun on an easy solution... but when it didn't want to start up the first few times, I became quite concerned.

After uninstalling my my nvidia drivers, before re-installing, the blue lines popped up again after the required reboot. This time they didn't cause the computer to crash, so I shut it down. I'm going to wait a while, as this seemed to be a temporary fix for the problem last time, and then install the new driver.

After waiting a boot resulted in the all-too familiar Black Screen (no splash, dos writing, or mouse pointer. But light is emitting from screen). I'm going to shut it down, and leave it off for a few hours (give it proper time to cool off).

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Hello everyone my computer that I built two years ago seems to be having some trouble that started over night.

The Problem:
When I start up the computer, white horizontal (almost bar code like) lines cover the screen. (Image uploaded). Some times it will bsod when i try log in some times it does not. Also the white lines are still there even in safe mode.

Computer SpecsGraphics Card: Geforce gtx 560
Processor: AMD Phenom II x6
Motherboard: MSI MS-7640
8GB of RAM

BSOD error log uploaded

EDIT: Also seems that the resolution has been reduced from 1920x1080 to a lower resolution. (graphics card dieing?)

Thank you

A:Horizontal White Lines on Screen, Some times bsod when I try log in.

Sounds like a video card issue.

Go through the steps mentioned on this thread: STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa800a7ab4e0, fffff880131d2a88, 0, 2}

Probably caused by : Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arg1: fffffa800a7ab4e0, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff880131d2a88, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: 0000000000000000, Optional erro... Read more

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? windows 7 has always been the installed OS, for 5 years, reinstalled a few times
? purchased, not preinstalled OS/OEM
? CPU: Intel i7 3630qm
? Video Card: 2 GTX 670MX in SLI mode
? System Manufacturer: Eurocom/CLEVO
? Exact model number: Eurocom Scorpius P370EM

Grettings, suddenly my notebook's display went black the other day. Upon restart, I got a BSOD. After a few tries, I managed to restart normally and the screen has since then appeared littered with thin horizontal colored lines.
My notebook did not show any signals of graphics card failure in the last year and beyond.
I have been using a standing station in the last years and admittedly sometimes, when I take the notebook off and put it somewhere else, I am not too delicate. My suspicion is that something might have gotten unseated...but maybe it's just wishful thinking and the issue is more serious.
Anyways, the BSOD says "attempt to reset display driver and recover from time out failed", pointing to nvlddmkm.sys. I tried reinstalling the graphics drivers to no avail. I'd like to receive assistance from you generous people before considering to send it in for repairs.

I attached the required zip for analysis.


A:Horizontal lines littering the screen;occasional BSOD on startup

As a test remove either of the GPUs, if no improvement try the other one.

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? windows 7 has always been the installed OS, for 5 years, reinstalled a few times
? purchased, not preinstalled OS/OEM
? CPU: Intel i7 3630qm
? Video Card: 2 GTX 670MX in SLI mode
? System Manufacturer: Eurocom/CLEVO
? Exact model number: Eurocom Scorpius P370EM

Grettings, suddenly my notebook's display went black the other day. Upon restart, I got a BSOD. After a few tries, I managed to restart normally and the screen has since then appeared littered with thin horizontal colored lines.
My notebook did not show any signals of graphics card failure in the last year and beyond.
I have been using a standing station in the last years and admittedly sometimes, when I take the notebook off and put it somewhere else, I am not too delicate. My suspicion is that something might have gotten unseated...but maybe it's just wishful thinking and the issue is more serious.
Anyways, the BSOD says "attempt to reset display driver and recover from time out failed", pointing to nvlddmkm.sys. I tried reinstalling the graphics drivers to no avail. I'd like to receive assistance from you generous people before considering to send it in for repairs.

I attached the required zip for analysis.

A:Horizontal lines littering the screen;occasional BSOD on startup

Aplogies, just noticed the file did not get uploaded. Here it is: https://ufile.io/bve5w

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Whenever I turn on my computer with Windows 8 installed, I always get this Blue Screen. However, what's curious is that it doesn't display any message at all! It just displays random horizontal lines on my screen. Whatever key I press on my keyboard and no matter how many times and wherever I click with my mouse, not a single thing happens. So, I have no other choice but to hold the power button on my CPU manually to turn the computer off and on again. The same thing happens when I do that: I get the Blue Screen again after resetting. I try to turn the computer off and on again by using the same method to do so, and only then will the computer eventually launch Automatic Repair, therefore forcing me to boot into safe mode with networking instead.

It has been this way for several weeks now, and I am beginning to use my computer in safe mode on a regular basis. I know that I shouldn't do this since safe mode is mainly used to fix the computer; however, I have tried running all my antivirus software and spyware removal tools, to no avail. There aren't any viruses on my computer, and every single driver is up to date. I am also starting to lose hope since I can't even open some of the programs that I need the most such as Microsoft Office and other programs that I need for my schoolwork. Furthermore, since I am in safe mode, my printer was also uninstalled, thereby rendering it useless and forcing me to ask other people to print my schoolwork for me.

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A:Blue Screen of Death Without Any Message, Just Random Horizontal Lines

If you can use the pc normally in safe mode, I think it's a software issue. Maybe your windows got corrupted.
When did this start? did you install anything or change anything in your computer's configuration? try using MBAM. If you could boot windows normally, I'd ask you to post a hijackthis log.
Does the bsod appear after the windows loading screen or before or while it's loading?

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My system had become very slow. And there also appears to be some problem with the graphics. When I close a window, there remain blue or yellow lines on the desktop, where the border of the window used to be. I saw a suspicios process whose name I have forgotten, but I remember that the search I conducted returned that it has something to do with nvidia and is not actually a malware maybe. It was taking too much resources. I ended it and the performance got a little better. I also did something I don't remember, after which, that process doesn't start again.

Also, dap.exe was taking so much resources. The process was there even after I exited DAP. Although DAP was functioning perfectly. I also uninstalled DAP. The process doesnt come back now.

But the blue and yellow lines are still there. And the system is still slow. What do I do???

A:Yellow And Blue Dotted Lines On The Screen

Trie to connect the mon itor to another cvomputer to make sure that it is not the monitor at fault. Secondly update the drivers for your video card.

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had the same issue awhile back so I did a fresh install of windows 7 ultimate and still getting the random fuzzy screen and bsod without having really installed anything It is really random. I can just surf the net and it happens. I don't have to do anything that stresses the computer. It's late so I don't have time to list my specs but I can when I get home from work if need be. I have upload my zip file Hopefully that will help for now. Thanks in advance.

A:screen gets fuzzy lines then freezes and/or bsod

How did you get your copy of windows activated?

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I have been trying to fix this for a good 4 hours now, it occurred suddenly, my computer force restarted and I got these white lines only when I got into the log in screen, the loading windows screen did not have these lines, there around about 8 of them across my monitor, I ignored them at first and tried to log in, but when I log in a blue screen with no text comes up, and so I restarted my computer and entered safe mode with networking, it loaded fine, with no horizontal lines.
However when loading it did pause on a driver for a while, AswRvrt.sys ,though it said it loaded and safe mode with networking did start.

So to try and get a normal boot to work I tried a system repair, this didn't fix it, I also tried a system restore, again this didn't fix it either, the lines still appear on a normal boot, I have no idea what's causing it.

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Hi guys,

My Dell computer running Vista keeps crashing and starting back up with these wierd wavy blue and yellow lines across the whole screen. The screen resolution also reverts back to 800x600 and only 3 other resolution options even remain. Usually I'll reinstall the video card drivers and the problem goes away, for a bit. I even reformatted the computer thinking it was a virus and the same problem reoccured. My problem seems very similiar to these posts here:


According to those posts the answer seems to be my video card crapping out, if this is the case I'll have to get a new one but if you think there might be any other answer, please let me know.


A:Computer Crash with wavy blue and yellow lines on screen

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My Laptop Dell Inspiron N14r (N4010) nearly 5 year old, 3gb RAM , i3 first gen. ATI mobility Radeon HD 4650 1gb graphic card
Screen is showing this BSOD VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE atikmpag.sys while loading windows 10.
Also horizonal lines shows up and screen is not showing graphics correctly (please refer screenshots)
These horizontal lines shows up at boot menu as well as when I boot other os (with bootable usb).
I tried to connect external monitor to my laptop and these horizonal line shows up on external monitor also.
I also tried to reset windows 10 , but no luck
Please help.

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Good evening all,

I've been troubleshooting this for months...

This BSOD has been mostly random, but can be more often reproduced during act transitions in Diablo III, although it seems to have thrown it less often recently. Sometimes it can happen after browsing in chrome or watching videos online, where square artifacts will appear, and it will black screen then blue screen. White horizontal lines are sometimes present on reboot but if I safely restart before booting all the way, I can have a clean boot with no artifacts, and then likely have a few hours of use or more.

Through endless browsing of other threads, I seem to have narrowed it down to either the PSU or my GTX 580 being faulty. I've tried testing out the GTX 580 for a while in games and watching videos simultaneously in a friend's machine with a Corsair 850W TX vs. my Thermaltake 850W and it was doing perfectly for a bit, but there are days where I can do that on my machine as well with no issues. I did switch the cables to the auxiliary ports on my PSU going to the card instead of the ones coming out from inside the PSU -- this seemed to help marginally. I've toyed with all sorts of drivers, the most stable being 314.22.

EVGA rejected my attempt at a RMA, so before I buy a new PSU hoping it's not the card, if someone could analyze the attached report alongside my listed system specs, I would appreciate that greatly!

Thanks so much for your time,

A:BSOD 0x00000116, sometimes horizontal white lines on rebot

Hi sansseraph.

A stop 0x116 is a display/graphics related issue. You rightly identified the problem.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

Also, is the computer hot? Report us the heat of the computer after a couple of hours of your normal usage. Upload a screenshot of the summery tab of Speccy. Alternatively, you can publish a Speccy snapshot too: Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs .

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa8007273010, fffff880051406ac, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+9336ac )

Followup: MachineOwner

5: kd> !analyze -v
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I wasn't able to read what it says before the computer restarted.
Little back story, the computer had started running loudly which escalated to making a noise that almost sounded like grinding(or a piece of cardboard stuck in the fan). Couldn't figure it out so I gave up, last time I used it was January, but between last August and then it was only sporadic usage. A few weeks ago I turned it on again and there has been no abnormal noises, and out of no where I get the BSOD, computer still seems to be running fine.
Going to bed now, but will be on tomorrow afternoon to run any scans or give and needed info.
Thanks in advanced!

A:horizontal squiggly lines then BSOD-dell inspiron all in one desktop

Let's try looking at these reports:
1)  Please provide this information (even though you may not be reporting BSOD's) so we can provide a complete analysis (from the Pinned Topic at the top of the forum):  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/
2)  Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).
FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504
While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility:  http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html

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Hey guys, my laptop's been acting up and I was hoping to get some advice on what to do. I'll start by saying that I don't know much about computers, which will likely become clearer and clearer with the more you read of what follows, so please bear with me.

Two days ago, I started getting green and pink specks/snow/lines showing up on my laptop's screen, and I have now graduated to blue and yellow specks/lines as well. My initial thought was that I could have a virus, so I ran a virus scan to no avail. I started poking around the internet looking for people w/ similar problems and saw some similar things, but nothing that quite matched my problem. I did however make a few observations that may or may not be helpful that I have listed below.

-emailed a screenshot of the desktop to a friend, who reported seeing the same green and pink specks on the image on his computer that I was seeing (can post if it would be helpful)
-no problems seem to be present when I boot into BIOS memory
-seems like there might be some relationship to the heat of the computer, as the specks/lines seemed to take longer to reappear after allowing the computer to cool off and then turning it on, whereas normally the problem would be evident immediately when I turn the computer back on after shutting down
-there is a definite relationship with the orientation of the computer (tilted) and location and degree of pressure on the case, if I push down hard enough in the right ... Read more

A:Graphics card problem - pink, green, blue, yellow specks/lines on screen

Longer posts mean more information and that's ALWAYS a God-send to anyone trying to troubleshoot a problem. So no apologies are necessary.

As for your problem, I'm going to agree with your roomie. There is very little you can do to fix this. Right now, the state of your computer follows one of the following options:

1) The graphics card is dying from years of use, and may be sensitive to heat now that it has been in use for a while. Computer components follow the same rule as any other piece of equipment or appliance. They're made with planned obsolescence. Eventually, things die for no better reason than that's what the company wanted. Your graphics card is overheating and it's causing what are known as "artifacts". Whenever you see specks or lines appearing at random, that's your graphics card screwing up and outputting random things onto the screen.

2) The graphics card has come loose and needs to be reseated. I'm not entirely sure about this one, but it might be the case given that pressing down on the computer solved your issue. BUT! (and this is a big but) I have no idea if you would be able to access and reseat it. Nor do I know how one would go about doing that with a laptop graphics card. I've never seen what they look like, how they're installed, replaced, or whatever else. You also risk breaking MORE things by opening it and trying to screw around in it. If you felt like spending a bit of money, you could ta... Read more

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Hey, my name is Rui and i'm here to post a problem that im having with my desktop. I don't know what it is and i really don't know what to do. It is getting frustated because i can't play anything sometimes and i can't do stuff without the worry of the pc shutdown. Here's my problem. Sometimes when im doing some stuff at my pc, the pc freezes, a weird sound starts, and my screen becomes full of horizontal lines that looked like the screen before the freeze. I need to reboot the pc because of that.I hope u guys can help me. Thank u alot and sorry for my bad english

A:Computer Freezes, Horizontal Lines

my teacher says that when a computer freezes the CPU is full

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I am stumped here,need help to troubleshoot and finally arrive at a conclusion that what has to be done.

Few weeks back during gaming I encountered horizontal lines ,immediately after that my computer froze and there's the start,problem still persists.

Steps I took

Reseated my card,removed dust(normal cleaning).

Bought power supply tester Amazon.com: PC Computer 20/24 Pin Power Supply Tester With PSU ATX SATA HDD Connectors: Computers & Accessories
but it seems to show that
PSU graphic supply is working.

Installed fresh windows again but still issue remains

Did memory testing with windows memory diagnostic.
Now if I unistall my graphic card drivers,card runs as VGA adapter with no issues (limited functionality can't run games) but as soon as I install drivers the next boot immediately at login horizontal lines appear and then followed by freezing.

I ran my display on igpu ,everything seems to work fine all graphics n little bit of games n stuff.

Now I am confused and need help ,should I think that my graphic card is dead or before coming to that conclusion I should apply thermal paste n try that option.
I am also not sure somewhat power issue might be causing it but as stated above it was tested with at instrument and works fine. (Or do I need to check something else as well).

Components in my PC

Amd 7850 2 GB sapphire HD graphic card SAPPHIRE Technology
Cooler master 600 w thunder PSU.Cooler Master: Thunder 600W

A:GPU horizontal lines at login then freezes

It's definitely time for your GPU to be replaced because your HD 7850 is dead. Your PC will turn itself off when the PSU cannot give enough juice to power up the whole system.

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? OS - Vista
? x86 32 bit
? What was original installed OS on system? none (installed Vista after building)
? Full retail version of OS
? Age of system (hardware) about 1.5 years, built in February 2009
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? no, installed February 2009
? AMD Phenom 9950 Black Edition
? Onboard Video: ATI Radeon 3100
? ASUS M3A78-CM AM2+/AM2 AMD 780V Micro ATX AMD Motherboard (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131330)
? Power Supply - EarthWatts 380W ATX12V v2.0 80Plus Certified power supply

Problem: over the last week I've had Windows freeze 4-5 times. The cursor doesn't move and if I'm watching youtube or something the sound just stops and stutters for a while. A few times the screen has gone black. Once I got the blue screen of death. I tried the keyboard and caps lock would not go on/off, but the disk drive would open and close, my USB powered speakers were still on, and the power button/reset button on the front of the case worked.

A:[SOLVED] BSOD- Computer freezes, followed by blue screen

I'm concerned about the 380 watt PSU - it may not be enough to run the system. I'd suggest posting over in the PSU forums just to be sure: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f210/

2 memory dumps in the attachment - one from Jan 08, 2010 and one from Jun 08, 2010
2 different STOP error codes (0x7F and 0x8E) - both blaming ntkrpamp.exe. This is the kernel (core) of the Windows operating system. It's not likely to be at fault - because if it was, you'd be having many more problems than you're currently experiencing.

The first thing of note is the ASACPI.sys driver dated from 2004. This is well before Vista came out and is known to cause BSOD's. I would suggest visting the Asus website here: http://support.asus.com/download/dow...ge=en-us&os=24

Once there, please open up the Utilities category. Then download and install the "ATK0110 driver for WindowsXP/Vista/Win7 32&64-bit" This will update the ASACPI.sys driver to a 2009 version.

You also have an AtiPcie.sys driver dated from 2006 - and that should be updated. To do this, go to the link above - but this time select the Chipset section. Then download and install the "AMD Chipset Driver V1.3.0.49 for Windows Vista 32bit/Vista 64bit & Windows 7/7 64bit--(WHQL)" This will update the AtiPcie.sys driver to a 2009 version also.

Update your Foxit Reader and any components that it may have added on to your browser - there are known issues with it. Also, please check your Action C... Read more

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Hi, apologies if i am posting in the wrong section, it is my first post.

I start up my computer, the bios runs as normal detecting drives etc. then it gets to "loading operating system..", from here it either stays that way or changes to a screen with horizontal blue lines and if you wait a little longer still, other colored lines appear aside these blue lines. This all happens at the top of the monitor.
I have tried to restart my PC several times and the same thing happens with these lines. I have also tried changing monitors, unplugging all inputs. Nothing.

IF there is any extra details you want, just ask.

What is the problem here, and what is the easiest way to fix it?

A:On boot, horizontal blue lines. No startup.

Hello guppyfish and welcome to Seven Forums.

When a computer fails to start it can be software related (perhaps a damaged or corrupt operating system) or hardware related (a failing hard drive, video card, etc.) Another posibility is the computer became infected with some kind of malware that has damaged or corrupted the boot files. It can be very time consuming to try to isolate the problem.

Can you boot your computer into Safe Mode by using Advanced Boot Options? If yes, you may be able to roll back your computer to a date/time before the problem began with a restore point.

Safe Mode

System Restore

If there are damaged or corrupt system files you may be able to repair them by running a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) If problems are found, run the scan 3 times and reboot your computer after each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If the problem continues, one of the Forum experts prepared this troubleshooting guide. Many people have been able to fix their computer issues by following the steps exactly.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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Hi, firstly sorry if this is in the wrong section I really have no clue as to why this problem is occuring, whether it is Mobo or Graphics or just the operating system.

Anyway what happened is I was play CoD: World at War when the game suddenly froze with lots of blue horizontal lines, then shortly after it blue screened me and shut down. The blue screen is far to fast to catch what it said.

It restarted and at the start when it has all the boot up info, drivers and crap it has loads of different symbols and things all jumbled up on the page. Most of the symbols look like backwards capital F's.

It gets past them parts fine though then gets to the windows loading screen. The loading screen goes and looks as if windows is about to start up. It freezes on a black screen for a moment then blue screened again.

I can get into safe mode, though there is lots of blue lines, on dark backgrounds, and yellow lines on light backgrounds. Screenshots do not show the lines.

My GCard is a Nvidia 8800GTX

I've tried installing drivers and stuff for that. Still have the same problem.

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This is not a stuck pixel because i tried taking a photo of it with a screen capturing software and the photo was fine but the weird line was still there. I am pretty sure this is a virus, i did a live update and did a full scan with norton, scanned my registry and disk with the latest registrybooster and auslogic disk optimizer software but nothing happened, i tired UDpixel to fix my pixel and nothing happened so this is most likely a hidden virus that norton cannot find this is my HJT log Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 10:15:11 PM, on 18/02/2009 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791) Boot mode: Normal Running processes:h C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\ibmpmsvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe C:\Program Files\IBM\IBM Rapid Restore Ultra\rrpcsb.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\QCONSVC.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\TpKmpSVC.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\tp4serv.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\PkgMgr\HOTKEY\TPHKMGR.exe C:\PRO... Read more

A:2 Yellow and 1 Pink horizontal line across screen

Hiya and welcome to Tech Support Guy

Are you still having this problem? If so, do the following:

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or Here

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.
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Help my monitor is showing me yellow and blue lines after I installed my new ATI 9600! Please see the screenshot. Please help me guys, I desperately need help!!!

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hi there!

i got a Benq E220HD monitor and Sapphire 4870 1Gb video card.

in some games that i play, especially when there are darker colors, i see some broad horizontal lines running up and the screen (kind of like those you see if you take a video camera and shoot the screen).

i had the same problem with one of the games (Bioshock) and then i changed the video setting so that there will be V-sync, and everything wa ok, but with other games, nothing that i can think of fixes it.

what should i do?

A:horizontal lines on screen?

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I bought Lenovo Y50 960m version 2 weeks ago...Now when I shutdown/sleep/hibernate my laptop. if I turn it on again while the charger is plugged in, I get random horizontal lines like this video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtKeilqC6cw If I unplug the charger, the lines are gone! I've the latest drivers of everything (Bios, Nvidia driver, intel HD 4600 driver)... 

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A:Y50 Screen horizontal lines!!

Hi Ahmadlight, 
Welcome to the Forums        
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with horizontal lines in your Lenovo Y50 laptop.
Check with different adapter,check with different socket if any other power cable available please try to swap and check for the issue.
Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists!                                                   
Best regards,                                                          
Ashwin. S

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I don't know where to post this question, so started here.

Horizontal lines have started appearing on our Toshiba laptop (about four (4) years old). They start by shading (screen can still be seen through the lines, but very faintly) about one-quarter of the bottom of the screen and move slowly up until the screen is nearly covered.

Have tried everything including a complete hard drive erase and rewrite - nothing has worked.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you.

A:Horizontal lines on screen

Hi I am not sure right now but I would see if any drivers need to be updated.

1. Clcik start...
2. Type: device manager...
3. update drivers.
4. view
5. show hidden devices

Now look for any yellow warning signs next to any drivers...

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I'm running XP, I started having horizontal "shadow" lines across my screen. Especially when using Word, or something with a light background and dark text lines. There is just a shadow all the way across the screen where the text(or dark object) is.

I bought a new Samsung 190s monitor. It still does it. Any clues?

A:horizontal lines across screen

If you already replaced the monitor, then your video adapter drivers are the next most likely suspect.

Locate the driver for your video adapter, whether on your motherboard cd, from the website or just let XP do it. Go into Device Manager, click on Video Adapter then remove. Reboot. XP will see your video adapter and more than likely install drivers. If you would rather use a different driver go back to your Video Adapter in Device Manager, highlight it and click on Properties>Update Driver and install the better driver from there.

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pls i can confirm the problem with my system is hardware issue as i have connected with an external monitor and the lines does not appear there. Now how do I go from here.? Product Number is G6R79UAR#ABA.PRODUCT NAME IS Hp envy m6 notebook PC. Please if am going to buy the replacement,how much is it? better still the link to check the parts store I can get it in Nigeria.

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I keep getting what seems like static line horizontally across my screen I just bought this laptop a couple months ago any help?? <br />
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Hp 2000-369wm notebook PC

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You might have a bad power inverter board. This is the board that powers back light to the lcd.


This is what it sounds like.. Check your RAM. You might need to reset it or it could be bad. If you have two sticks of ram in your machine you might want to try booting your machine with just one of the sticks and then swap it with the other if the problem persists. Remember that you can only touch the RAM when the machine is off... Otherwise you could damage you machine by shorting it.

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Hi BC,
A (relatively new) Windows 8 (x64) Toshiba laptop has recently started to get horizontal lines across the screen making it illegible. This happens nearly every time the laptop wakes from sleep/hibernation mode or after being idle for a while.
The screen reverts to normal upon system reboot, so I assume it's software related... Any help/advise solving this problem would be most appreciated!

A:Horizontal lines across laptop screen :(

to the Bleeping Computer forum. 
Please post the exact model number of your laptop in next reply. Also enter BIOS setup and inspect whether the lines can be seen from there. Usually you can enter the BIOS setup by pressing F2 during powering on.
If you can post a screen shot of the issue, that will also be helpful .

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I'm new here and I have a problem with my screen, every so often I get random lines going through it and it can happen at any time and sometimes not at all example: http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll156/charlemagne53/IMG_4344_zpslwy8zlbg.jpg
They happen randomly in short bursts like it will last 5 seconds then stop or if not I close my laptop and open again and its back to normal. I'm not sure if its a driver problem or hardware since my laptop is still fairly new and this issue only started not too long ago.
Its an MSI laptop using windows 10

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Today I was using my Yoga 910 on Netflix 4K. After some moments some black line started appearing below the screen.Is it possible to fix this by a software update?I had a lot of problems with my Yoga, starting in the hinge caps coming off, then the left fan started buzzing and now the screen. For me it's very difficult to send this laptop to repair because most of my time I am traveling. Can anyone help? Thanks 

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Hi GameForcePT,
Welcome to the Community Forums.
You can connect the laptop to an external display to check if the same line appears.
I would also encourage you to do a back up plan as early as today while the warranty of your machine is up.
With all other issues happening, it would be better to call in technical support and have this reported.
Update us how it goes.

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Hello,I just bought a new Pavilion dv6 (LW272UA#ABC) ten days ago and I've noticed that after the screen turns off due to inactivity, or because I close the lid to let the notebook sleep, two to three horizontal white lines flicker on and off  at the top of the screen every few seconds until I restart the computer. Should I be worried ? Should I ask for a replacement from the store tomorrow or should I wait to see if the problem becomes worse or until HP/NVIDIA release a driver update ?

A:Horizontal flickering lines on dv6 screen

I have had this same problem, I bought a pavilion dv6-6140us on Aug 4, 2011, it had the horizontal line issue. I exchanged that one on aug 17, 2011 to my local best buy for the same exact laptop. yesterday this new system starting doing the same thing. glad to know im not the only one, any help would be great. I dont believe the issue is with the graphics card because I have a raedon and constantin has a nvidia. however I have noticed that the problem is more severe when I have something in fullscreen. so maybe it is in the programming, but I feel like its a hardware issue. Thanks in advance ?

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At the top and the bottom of the screen horizontal lines are flickering and intermittantly moves the screen in a vertical direction. I tried to resolve using hard reset method but no luck. it would be really helpful if someone can assist with their valuable solution. Thank you! 

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I am getting horizontal lines across the laptop screen and the screen jumps in Windows 8 install hp laptop m4-1003tx.How to solve this problems? Sometime i get many lines sometimes a few sometimes not.

A:I am getting horizontal lines across the laptop screen and t...

Welcome to the HP Support Community! I saw your post regarding the problem with horizontal lines across the laptop screen and screen jumps. I will be happy to help you with that. The horizontal lines across the laptop screen and screen jumps could be related to your graphics drivers. This HP Pavilion m4-1003tx Notebook PC support at http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=4132&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=5372... will let you download the latest graphics driver. Please check to see if you have the latest drivers, else download them from the link and this should solve your problem. Thank you, aim_to_help I work on behalf of HP

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Got new T470s just four days ago and today I see two black horizontal lines across the screen. The lines appear as soon as the laptop is booted (the two lines are there even on the Lenovo start-up screen), and are present in BIOS as well. I suppose it's panel problem?

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Hi there, I turned my laptop on and all I got was these horizontal lines white/gray ones throughout the screen. I can hear everything loading correctly in the background, and I can even get the screen to display a nice correct image if I bend it at the top in and out a little bit.
So what do you guys think it could be? I was thinking maybe a bad inverter, or ribbon cable? I'm not sure and would appreciate any info so that I can order a whole new screen, or a specific part, thank you.

A:Horizontal lines across laptop screen

Also if it helps I plugged it into a monitor through VGA and it worked fine. I also reseated the cable from the board to the screen and that did nothing.

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Hi people, I have a problem with my Lenovo T60 laptop screen where horizontal lines appear on the screen at random times as I sometimes have long stretches without this problem. Turning the laptop off and back on seems to fix the problem short term.
Any idea what is causing this?. I have read online that it might be a loose ribbon cable. Some real help from experienced techs would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Solved: Horizontal lines on lcd screen

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Horizontal lines keep appearing on my P50 display like this:

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have a computer with xp...yes, I know.

clean install of windows 7...about 35% installing files, I get lightning-bolt looking horizontal lines across my screen. has happened 3 or 4 times at same point in install. any ideas?

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Hiyya 7up mate first up


Can we have some systemspecs please as what you have posted gives us not that much (or anythingat all with some folks) to work with and given there are so many manufacturersof components and configurations that do influence what goes on within anygiven machine and OS.
System Info - See YourSystem Specs

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running windows vista on hp pavillion dv6000 laptop nnvidia ge force go 6150 video card
1gb ram amd turion tm64x processor tl-52 1.0ghz screen keeps crashing grey horizontal lines

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You've tried...uninstalling, then reinstalling your video drivers?

Does this screen also occur in safe mode?


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I have a notebook 15-ac083tx.While using my laptop a horizontal line is appeared in the down portion of my laptop and starts to jump and shows the small upper portion in that portion below the horizontal line. When I take screenshot the screenshot seems OK. I am using Windows 10.What will I do? Please help.

A:I am getting horizontal lines across the laptop screen and t...

Hi,Can you try attaching the PC to external monitor or TV through the HDMI port and see if the same problem occurs also on the external monitor.You can also try reinstalling the switchable graphics driver and see if there is a change: https://support.hp.com/lv-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-ac000-notebook-pc-series/7771404/mo... Let me know,David

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Would appreciate any feedback i could get on this. recently computers been freezing with horizontal lines. I thought this was just happening when trying to load an Internet page, but now it seems to be happening regardless of that.
When running in safe mode, there's no crash at all. I've tried running with low pixel / color definition in regular startup... Still crashes.
- Cleaned out dust / grime on board etc
- reapplied thermal grease
- updated all drivers
- system restore
- memcheck
It's an ms-7309 mobo, win xp home, 2g ram, plenty of memory, Athlon 64 x2 dualcore processor.
I'm thinking there's an issue with the onboard graphics card... Is that a safe assumption?

A:Xp freezing with horizontal lines on screen

One assumption is as good as another...the trick is to test whatever can be tested and see if it corrects or identifies the problem .
I would start with uninstalling the current video drivers, via device Manager, then rebooting and reinstalling the video drivers from the motherboard CD.

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Lately my screen has been getting strange lines...is it because of my graphic card? here is a picture of what it sometimes looks like....
but it has recently gotten worse i think...please help!

A:I keep getting weird horizontal and vertical lines on my screen

Hello Jinx23,
If this card has been in your system for a while, not a new install, then your GPU is going bad.  You might try updating drivers for the GPU and testing the memory, but it looks like a bad GPU chip.
No changes to your monitor? No chance the monitor cable from the unit is loose, checked the connections on both ends?
Run the Dell Diagnostics for hardware, on F12 Boot Sequence, drop down to Diagnostics, you can check the memtest, prepost, etc, but you need to drop down and do a hardware test or a system tree test.
Darrell WV

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My laptop screen has black horizontal lines that block display all the time. The colour of the lines is a different black than the screen and can be visible even when the laptop is switched off. How can I send it for repair?

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HI guys,

I don't have the model on me now, but recently I worked on a Compaq Desktop computer. At random times (could be any program open), it would go to a grey screen with weird horizontal lines. I upgraded the video drivers, ran a video stress test and it went over 2 hours with no problems.

The customer just reported to me that it happened again so I am thinking that maybe it is a faulty motherboard (video built onto motherboard). What do you guys think? I didn't wanna give the customer the run around saying "Let's try 1) putting in a new video card then 2) lets try reformatting and lastly 3) lets replace the motherboard)"


A:Compaq going to a grey screen with horizontal lines

Sounds like a possible bad connection at the monitor
or video card.
Might try disconnecting and reconnecting the video cable
or just try a replacement.

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Hi, I have a HP Pavilion 24-B015A 24" Touchscreen All-in-One Desktop PC, which I have only had for about a month. I noticed a few days ago this perfectly straight horizontal line at the top of the screen that looks like little X's/crosses. I can also see them very faintly when the screen is on but also when the screen is turned off - which means it mustn't be a graphics problem. I just wanted to know what the exact issue/cause of this is as I couldn't find any information about it online. Please see attached image: 

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I have a Y510P IdeaPad. Recently I've been getting random but rather frequent flickering on the screen (horizontal lines moving up, static-like, not extremely severe but very annoying). The flickering lines almost always appear either if I leave laptop running for long time, or shortly after I launch a graphic-intensive program like a game. It might or might not have to do with heat buildup instead of GPU, no ideaIf I random move the laptop around, or gently press on the edges of the screen, the flickering lines MAY weaken, but after a while comes back againScreenshots taken do not show flickering linesAlready tried:Restart laptopNo errors in device managerGPU driver at latest, both the Intel HD and the Nvidia OptimusReset 3D settings to default in Nvidia Control PanelChecking monitor refresh rate (60Hz, can't be changed)Anyone know how to fix this problem?

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